English

Definition of patriotism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

patriotism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpeɪtriətɪzəm//
 
, also BrE//ˈpætriətɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeɪtriətɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
jump to other results
love of your country and willingness to defend it a wave of patriotism The early war poems promoted patriotism, justice and principle.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: patriotism